Table of Contents

Technical Report Documentation Page
Acknowledgements
Executive Summary

Conclusions

1 - Introduction

Background
Study Approach

2 - Method

Overview
State Selection
Candidate States
Selecting a Study State
Study State
Process Analysis
Impact Analysis

3 - Results

Process
System Description
Level of General OUI Enforcement Activity
Conditional License Actions
Operational Environment
Impact
All Fatal Crashes
Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes
Recidivism
Awareness

4 – Conclusions

5 – References

Appendix – Maine Lower BAC Statute


Figures

Figure 3-1: Processing Of a Drinking Driving Suspect in Maine
Figure 3-2: OUI Arrests in Maine, 1978 - 2000
Figure 3-3: OUI Convictions in Maine, 1978 - 2000
Figure 3-4: Distribution of OUI Convictions in Maine by Offense Number 1988 - 2000
Figure 3-5: Mean Percent of OUI Convictions with 95% Confidence Intervals for Multiple Offenders, Second Offenders, and Third Offenders by Time Period
Figure 3-6: Administrative Per Se Suspensions in Maine, 1984 - 2000
Figure 3-7: BAC Test Refusers in Maine, 1978 - 2000
Figure 3-8: BAC Test Refusal Rate in Maine, 1978 - 1999
Figure 3-9: Total Number of Conditional License Suspensions in Maine, 1988 - 2000
Figure 3-10: Number of Conditional License Suspensions in Maine by Type of Suspension, 1988 – 2000
Figure 3-11: Hearings for Non-Refusal Conditional License Suspensions as a Percent of All Hearings in Maine, 1989 - 2000
Figure 3-12: Number of Hearing Dispositions for Non-Refusal Conditional License Suspensions in Maine, 1989 - 2000
Figure 3-13: Ratio of Percentage of Convicted Offender Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Maine to the Percentage of Convicted Offender Drivers in Fatal Crashes in New Hampshire and Vermont, 1975 - 2000
Figure 3-14: Convicted Drivers in Fatal Crashes as a Percentage of All Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Maine, 1975 - 2000
Figure 3-15: Percent Convicted Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Comparison States, 1975-2000
Figure 3-16: Convicted Drivers as a Percentage of All Fatal-Crash Involved Drivers in Maine with a BAC of .01 - .09 by Period
Figure 3-17: Convicted Drivers as a Percentage of All Fatal-Crash Involved Drivers in Maine with a BAC of .10+ by Period
Figure 3-18: Convicted Drivers as a Percentage of All Fatal-Crash Involved Drivers with a BAC of .10+ by Group and Year, 1996-2001
Figure 3-19: Modeled Recidivism of Male Drivers with Priors by Period
Figure 3-20: Recidivism of Male Drivers One Year and Two Years after the Index Violation, With and Without Priors

Tables

Table 3-1: Covariate Values by Period
Table 3-2: Awareness Survey Statistics

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